Sailability Queensland facilitates sailing and boating through local Sailability Clubs in Queensland for the elderly, disabled or socially disadvantaged.
Sailability is about taking people with a disability onto the water – sailing or cruising in a safe environment in the hands of experienced skippers. We are part of a world-wide non-profit organization run entirely by volunteer members. Our goal is to give people with disabilities an opportunity to make their dreams a reality by achieving freedom through sailing.
Land Support Crew
A Land Support Crew volunteer provides land/pontoon support for people with a disability who are learning how to sail. As our service grows we need additional support to help get our disabled customers ready for sailing.
Support Boat ‘Skipper’
Volunteer Support Boat Skippers ‘drive’ our support boat (Marine boat license required). Our support boat and crew monitors the activities of our sailing boats on the water and provided back up in case of difficulty or emergency.
No experience necessary, just a willingness to assist.
Knowledge of sailing is not required, just a can-do attitude about disability
and a common sense approach to safety.
Requirements & Training:
4 hours on Monday to Friday mornings.
South Townsville boat ramp
1-2 individuals on any given day
Onsite briefing and direction provided. Marine boat license required for support boat skipper.
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